Seeking the lost sheep

New vocation centre aims to save the lost “Leave the 99 and go out for the lost one,” Rev. Titus Luther quoted the story of Jesus in the New Testament Bible when he spoke in a parable to draw a lesson about the lost sheep, the lost coin and the prodigal son. Rev. Luther, from…

Women and politics

The struggles they face in their quest for equal participation SINCE the inception of parliamentary democracy in 1978, political leadership in Solomon Island has been a men’s domain. Forty years on and with the tenth parliament in the house, the plights of women in political leadership still remains a contentious dilemma. Although women make up…

Good Shepherd parish Catholic Mothers celebrates

In the early hours on Tuesday morning, Catholic Mothers of Good Shepherd parish North East of Guadalcanal rose to the call for a procession with the image of the Blessed Mother Mary.                                                                                                 They prayed the rosary prayer with songs of praise to Mother Mary and proceeded with the procession to the main parish church. These…

Women urged to do checking regularly

WITH the growing threat of cervical cancer to women in the country, a concerned young mother Marisa Pepa is urging women to go for regular cervical cancer tests. Statistics on cervical cancer released by the National Referral Hospital show that the disease is growing at an alarming rate.  “I want to make a call here…

‘Simbo for Change’ project achievement

Simbo for Change has achieved a major milestone by helping Simbo to become the first organically certified island in the Solomon Islands. The audit for organic certification was conducted in June by the National Association for Sustainable Agriculture Australia, with funding from PLP and technical support from Women in Business Development Inc (WIBDI). This process…